Carmelo Militano latest book, Fate of Olives, is part travel book, and part memoir. It was short-listed for the D.H.Lawrence travel book in Europe and Eileen McTavis Skyes book award in Canada.
Never Trust a Thin Cook and Other Lessons from Italy's Culinary Capital by Eric Dregni | 8 Mar 2010 // 3:59 PM
Parmesan cheese, Tortellini shaped like Venus' navel, and the frothy wide-eyed observations of a young American in Italy.
Bangkok Days: A Sojourn in the Capital of Pleasure by Lawrence Osborne | 17 Feb 2010 // 3:59 PM
We rarely meet Thai people. They instead tend to hover in the background or are served up as part of the local color, for example, the transsexuals known as kathoey.